Butterfly Wedding Theme Ideas
A butterfly wedding theme can create a truly memorable and colorful experience for both the bride and groom. You can purchase the butterflies from any butterfly farm; you can find these online.
After you have placed your order, the butterflies are air expressed to you overnight so that they arrive on your wedding day, but do check with the supplier for details.
At a butterfly wedding dozens of butterflies are set free at the end of the wedding ceremony. This is a fantastic alternative to the traditional throwing of rice or confetti.
A butterfly wedding theme can be a unique way to celebrate this very special day.
Butterfly releases can be wonderful and even classy, as butterflies make for wonderful wedding pictures, and are harmless to the environment, besides giving a beautiful array of colors at the wedding ceremony.
The butterflies are packaged carefully to ensure that they are shipped safely and so that no damage occurs to them. The butterflies are shipped in a specially designed box with the perfect living environment.
At the ceremony, once the package is opened and the butterflies are exposed to the light and heat, they will come to life and fly away! It is as easy at that.
Your butterfly wedding theme can be held anywhere. But if you have a butterfly farm close by see if you can have your ceremony there.
How special would this be amongst the beautiful butterflies all flying around, having them landing on to your hair, then to your flowers and your guests it would be a wonderful sight and should give plenty of good photo opportunities.
Invitations and Stationery for A Butterfly Wedding Theme
Butterfly invitations will give your guests an indication of the type of wedding that you will be having.
You can find butterfly invitations on the internet, in specialist magazines, have them printed up professionally or print them yourself, or get them for free.
Ceremony and Reception Decorations
- Your ringbearer can carry your wedding rings on a butterfly dreams square ring pillow.
- Imagine as you enter into a room with decorated tables and chairs and a stage for music.
- On each of the guests tables are white table clothes and each table has some type of butterfly detail, it could be as simple as a picture of the bride and groom in a butterfly themed picture frames, butterfly candle holders or even a floral centerpiece with butterfly decorations or butterfly place card holders.
- The tables could be illuminated by butterfly tea lights which are inexpensive and create a soft romantic glow.
- On the backs of the chairs a butterfly sits delicately. The napkins are decorated with a butterfly napkin ring, and each place setting is marked with a matching butterfly place card.
You don't need to wear the typical white wedding dress if you don't' want to.
Perhaps choose a pastel color for the bride and bridesmaids such as light blue, or pale pink.
The bride's gown detailed with tiny butterflies and crowned with butterflies in her hair. The bridesmaids could wear butterfly jewelery and carry a butterfly shaped purse, on the backs of their gowns could be a butterfly shaped bow.
Thank your guests with a butterfly wedding favor perhaps it could be:
- Butterfly wine bottle stoppers.
- Butterfly place card holder.
- Butterfly cookie cutter.
- Butterfly personalized mint tins.
- Butterfly key rings.
- Butterfly candle.
Butterfly Wedding Cake
You can use fabric butterflies, or have them made piped in royal icing, cut from sugar paste, buy ones made from feathers or colored paper or use laser cut butterfly shapes.
Place these on their own or on mass cascading down and around your cake, or have them hovering gracefully amongst fresh flowers on your cake or beautifully hand made sugar paste flowers.
Some couples like to use the butterfly as a symbol to represent a loved one who has passed on. They are also a symbol of a new beginning of life?
The butterflies that you choose for your wedding cake can match or contrast your wedding theme colors.
Decorate the wedding cake table and surrounding area with large butterflies hung from the ceiling, pinned to the table cloth or scattered over the top of the cake table.
Sitting next to the cake could be bottles of champagne, each bottle topped with a butterfly bottle stopper.
The table cloth decorated with colorful butterflies. The cutting knife and cake server featuring butterfly details complete the look.
Serve your wedding cake with cream or ice cream topped with delicate chocolate butterflies.
Or have your guests take home the wedding cake in butterfly cake boxes or bags.